Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

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Distance Running 2011 January – March

Published January 2011

Cover: If there is just one race a Marathon runner must do once in their running life it is the Athens Classic Marathon, where it all started…

Contents

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News from World Athletics

A sea of green: IAAF/SINOPEC World Half Marathon Championships

By Bob Ramsak
With its sprawling parks and tree-lined streets and boulevards, Nanning is known as China’s Green City.

Opinion

Looking back over 2500 years

By Paul Anastasi
Celebrations of the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon have ignored the astounding story of the first ever mass marathon, argues Paul Anastasi

Also in this issue …

News from AIMS, IAAF, WMRA and IAU; Race dates; Race contact details.

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Distance Running

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Cover: Runners in the Moscow Half Marathon held on 2 August. Over 9500 runners finished along with nearly 2500 others in the supporting 5km event. Winners were Rinas Akhmadeev (1:04:24) and Elena Korobkina (1:10:29). Korobkina went on to win the 10km event held in association with the Absolute Moscow Marathon on 20 September in a time of 31:49. Around 9500 finished the Marathon along with another 12,000 in the 10km.

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